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Chasing the flame : Sergio Vieira de Mello and the fight to save the world

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Chasing the flame : Sergio Vieira de Mello and the fight to save the world


Published 2008
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Reveals Sergio Vieira de Mello's powerful legacy of humanity and ideological strength in the context of his troubleshooting attempts in Lebanon in the aftermath of Israel's 1982 invasion; in his taming of the Khmer Rouge and his repatriation of four-hundred-thousand Cambodian refugees in the early nineties; in his efforts to negotiate an end to the slaughter in Bosnia; in his struggle to nation-build in war-torn societies during his quasi-colonial governorships of Kosovo and East Timor; and through his tragic final posting as the UN representative in Baghdad, where he became the victim of the country's first-ever suicide bomb

Includes bibliographical references (p. [542]-591) and index

Reveals Sergio Vieira de Mello's powerful legacy of humanity and ideological strength in the context of his troubleshooting attempts in Lebanon in the aftermath of Israel's 1982 invasion; in his taming of the Khmer Rouge and his repatriation of four-hundred-thousand Cambodian refugees in the early nineties; in his efforts to negotiate an end to the slaughter in Bosnia; in his struggle to nation-build in war-torn societies during his quasi-colonial governorships of Kosovo and East Timor; and through his tragic final posting as the UN representative in Baghdad, where he became the victim of the country's first-ever suicide bomb


Publisher New York : Penguin Press
Pages 342
Possible copyright status NOT_IN_COPYRIGHT
Language English
Call number 335176
Digitizing sponsor Claire T. Carney Library, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
Book contributor Claire T. Carney Library, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
Collection umassdartmouthclairetcarney; blc; americana
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